Mashed potato recipe

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Mashed potato recipe
Mashed potato recipe
Mashed potatoes
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:300
Ready in:30 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:25 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:21st January 2013

Floury potatoes such as Desirée, King Edward or Maris Piper mash very well. Instead of a potato masher, you can use a potato ricer to make really smooth mashed potatoes. We also have a recipe for making mashed potatoes in a Thermomix


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  1. Peel the potatoes and cut into 5cm (2") square pieces
  2. Place the potatoes in boiling water and boil until soft (about 25 minutes)
  3. When the potatoes are cooked, remove and drain
  4. Add the crème fraîche, butter and milk
  5. Using a potato masher, mash to the desired consistency
  6. Season with salt and pepper

Serving suggestions

Serve hot, sprinkled with chopped chives


  • Make them with 50/50 carrots
  • Make then with 50/50 butternut squash
  • Freeze the special mixes above in portion sized freezer bags so you have special mash, easily to hand

Which potatoes make the best mashed potatoes

  • Nadine
  • Saxon
  • Wilja

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